Annexe accommodation justification statement - Planning validation requirements

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An annexe accommodation justification statement prides details of why your are proposing to build an annexe

You need to submit an annexe accommodation justification statement if you are proposing to build an annexe that is seperate from the main dwelling.

If your proposal is for an annexe within or attached to the main dwelling, you can make a householder application.


Your annexe accommodation justification statement must give:

  • the reasons why your proposal includes an annex
  • details of any proposed occupiers

You should read our local plan before you make your statement.

You can get help and advice from our Duty Planner on annexe accommodation justification statements and other types of planning applications.

You can get detailed feedback on your proposal by using our pre-application advice service.

Personal and confidential statement

We may publish any information you submit as part of your application. You must tell us if there is any information you do not want us to publish when you submit your application.

If however, we believe that this information is in the public interest, we reserve the right to publish it.

We may also decide parts of your submission are not in the public interest and may redact this information. This information may include telephone numbers, email addresses and signatures.

When you need to submit this information
Validation requirements

Required by 

  • Local plan policy - LPP36
  • Local plan policy - LPP52
  • Local plan policy - SP7

These policies can be found in the Local Plan 2013 - 2033 document